Engineers' Picks

Top picks from master audio engineers

Bob Katz is an audio mastering engineer and author of Mastering Audio—The Art & The Science. He has mastered three Grammy Award-winning albums and since 1990 has been the President and Mastering Engineer of Digital Domain Mastering. He developed the K-Stereo and K-Surround systems, which are designed to "recover lost or amplify hidden ambience, space and imaging, and generate stereo from mono signals without adding artificial reverberation."

Morten Lindberg is a balance engineer and recording producer specializing in venue recording of classical music. He is the founder of Lindberg Lyd and the music label 2L, and his work is widely recognized. He has received several Grammy Awards Nominations for Best Surround Sound Album, Best Engineered Album and Best Small Ensemble Performance.

Nicholas Prout has been editing and mastering engineer for Chesky Records, one of the world's premier audiophile record labels, since 1995 and has recorded all projects since 2005. Recordings for Chesky include Jazz, Folk, Afro Cuban pop music, Rockabilly, African Drumming, Blues, Percussion Ensemble, chamber music, audiophile test discs, and three Concertos played by the Norrlands Operan Orchestra recorded in Sweden. He also has a busy freelance career with his own company True Sonix Inc. Ongoing projects include the Vermont Symphony Orchestra and Voices of Ascension.

Set Ascending Direction
  1. Roots
  2. Folk Singer
  3. OK Computer OKNOTOK 1997-2017
  4. AKIRA (Original Soundtrack Album)

    AKIRA (Original Soundtrack Album)

    Sample rate(s): 192kHz/24bit, 96kHz/24bit & DSD 2.8MHz
  5. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Deluxe Anniversary Edition)
  6. Audiophile Speaker Set-Up - Great Sampling Tracks Included
  7. Quiet Winter Night - an acoustic jazz project

    Quiet Winter Night - an acoustic jazz project

    Sample rate(s): 352kHz/24bit, 176kHz/24bit & 96kHz/24bit
    Artist: Hoff Ensemble
  8. Back To Back

    Back To Back

    Sample rate(s): 192kHz/24bit
  9. A Love Supreme
  10. Holly Cole

    Holly Cole

    Sample rate(s): 88kHz/24bit
    Artist: Holly Cole
    Label: 2xHD


    Sample rate(s): 352kHz/24bit, 192kHz/24bit, 96kHz/24bit & 44.1kHz/16bit
  12. String Quartets vol IV

    String Quartets vol IV

    Sample rate(s): 352kHz/24bit, 192kHz/24bit & 96kHz/24bit
  13. Portraits of Cuba

    Portraits of Cuba

    Sample rate(s): 96kHz/24bit & 44.1kHz/16bit
  14. Kind Of Blue
  15. Orgelmusikken fra deUSYNLIGE (The organ music from the motion picture TROUBLED WATER)
  17. Hobo


    Sample rate(s): 96kHz/24bit
    Artist: Sara K.
  18. New York Reunion
  19. Ink


    Sample rate(s): 96kHz/24bit & 44.1kHz/16bit
  20. The Jazz Side Of The Moon

    The Jazz Side Of The Moon

    Sample rate(s): 192kHz/24bit, 96kHz/24bit, 44.1kHz/16bit, DSD 2.8MHz & DSD 5.6MHz
    Artist: Various Artists
  21. Mozart: Violin Concertos
  22. Kind Of Blue (Mono Version)
  23. SONG


    Sample rate(s): 352kHz/24bit, 192kHz/24bit & 96kHz/24bit
  24. La Voie Triomphale
  25. American Beauty
  26. Piano Improvisations

    Piano Improvisations

    Sample rate(s): 352kHz/24bit, 192kHz/24bit & 96kHz/24bit
    Artist: Ola Gjeilo
  27. Bellezza Crudel - VIVALDI

    Bellezza Crudel - VIVALDI

    Sample rate(s): 192kHz/24bit & 96kHz/24bit
  28. Beyond Words

    Beyond Words

    Sample rate(s): 44.1kHz/16bit
    Artist: Oregon